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Complementary Therapies


How Much Caffeine is Ok?

So what's the verdict on your daily coffee? My philosophy is I'll try anything twice and most substances can be used for tribal purposes. It's the abuse of a substance that starts the problem. Did you know that worldwide, 120,000 tons of caffeine is consumed each year? That's the equivalent of one caffeine-containing beverage per day for each of the 5 billion plus inhabitants of planet earth.

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Medicinal Values of Green Tea

Green tea is believed to be in use as a medicine for at least 4000 years in china. It is also believed that green tea lowers the cholesterol levels by increasing the good cholesterol and decreasing the bad cholesterol.

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How Motion Aids Healing

The therapy most often taught to deal with acute injury uses the acronym RICE: Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. While it is important to give an injured body part rest, it is equally important to not rest it too much. The R in RICE should stand for Range of Motion, according to many sports therapists. In fact, the developer and main teacher of Soft Tissue Release, Stuart Taws, uses the acronym MICE (Movement, Ice, Compression, and Elevation) for his method of therapy.

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Effective Uses of Acupuncture

In light of his book being released, “Acupuncture Desk Reference”, David J. Kuoch, LAc details effective acupuncture treatments for 5 different symptoms.

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Maybe There Is Something Caveman Knows About Stress That You Do Not?

Over time we lose our ability to detect when we are stressed or not. Sometimes it's worth taking a step back and looking at things with a more clear perspective.

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Stress Relief - Choose A Good Diet To Manage It

Good food habits can bring about significant stress relief. Most of your stress is often attributable to taking wrong foods. Stress relief and food habits form a vicious circle-the more bad foods you take, the more you get stressed up. When gulping down your burger or your pizza or sipping your cup of hot coffee, did you ever realize that you are yourself contributing to your own strain? Read on to know more.

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Papaya - The Healthy Food

The papaya or paw paw is native to tropical America, but it is now grown in most tropical and sub-tropical regions of the world. The soft, juicy sweet flesh tastes like a cross between melons and peaches. Papayas are a good source of much needed nutrients and a good part of a balanced diet.

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Glyconutrients and Their Importance for the Health

The body needs many specific types of sugar and sugar-like substances to work properly. A group of these has been given the name glyconutrients. This term is not used in scientific textbooks. The term is an invention of a supplement company, Mannatech, but the substances included in this group all have specific roles in the human body that are described in scientific literature.

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